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Olnick Rare Book Room
Olnick Rare Book Room
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Olnick Rare Book Room
Canadian Sheet Music
Canadian Sheet Music
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Canadian Sheet Music from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Library.
Kathleen Parlow Archives Collection
Kathleen Parlow Archives Collection
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Kathleen Parlow, violinist and teacher, was born in Calgary, 20 September 1890 and died in Oakville, Ont., 19 August 1963. She completed her studies with Leopold Auer at St Petersburg [Leningrad] Conservatory, made her professional debut in Berlin in 1907 and then toured world wide. Returning permanently to Canada in 1941, she taught at the Toronto Conservatory and founded The Canadian Trio, and the Parlow String Quartet.
Faculty of Music Event Programmes
Faculty of Music Event Programmes
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This collection consists of programmes from events at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Performers include faculty members, students, student ensembles, and guest artists, performing at one of the Faculty's theatres (Walter Hall and McMillan Theatre), and at other University venues. The complete Music Library Collection of Faculty Events includes audio and video recordings, in addition to the programmes that you find here. For the complete collection of faculty recordings, visit...
New Music Concerts Archives Collection
New Music Concerts Archives Collection
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New Music Concerts (NMC) is a performing arts organization, established in Toronto in 1971 by Norma Beecroft (president) and Robert Aitken (artistic director) and they started an annual series of concerts in 1972. NMC programs feature an international array of composers and performers with composers often conducting or performing in their own works. They have commissioned numerous new compositions by Canadian composers. The NMC archives are held at the University of Toronto Music Library. This...
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Topic: Saxophone -- Methods
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Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
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Topic: Musicians -- United States Directories
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Topics: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921, Singing -- Methods
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by Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909; Prout, Louis Beethoven
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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Topics: Sea songs, Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
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Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
University of Ottawa
by Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Gillot, Hubert, 1875-
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Music - University of Toronto
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Copy 2 : Gift of F. Gordon Stanley
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Music - University of Toronto
by Lovelock, William
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
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by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Sophocles; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929
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Music Library copy 1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topic: Operas
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Topic: Violin makers
Music - University of Toronto
by Glover, Jimmy, 1861-1931
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Topics: Glover, Jimmy, 1861-1931, Opera -- England London
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by Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945; Zirato, Bruno
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Topic: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
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by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topics: Bible, Psalms (Music)
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Topic: Correggio, 1489?-1534
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929; Molière, 1622-1673; Kalisch, Alfred, 1863-1933
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Music Library c.1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topics: Operas, Ariadne (Greek mythology)
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Topics: Music -- Manuals, text-books, etc, Piano -- Methods, Music -- Examinations, questions, etc
Music - University of Toronto
by Schindler, Anton, 1795-1864; Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870; Döring, Heinrich
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
Later ed. has title: Music lovers' encyclopedia
Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
University of Ottawa
by Laborde, M. de (Jean-Benjamin), 1734-1794
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"Choix de chansons mises à quatre parties" (score, with text for soprano only): v. 2, 178 p. at end. "Parties séparées des chansons à 4 parties" are separately paged at ends of other vols., i.e. alto part, v. 1; tenor part, v. 3; bass part, v. 4
Topic: Music
Unacc. songs for 1-2 voices
Topic: Songbooks, French
Music - University of Toronto
by Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909; Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909
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Music Library c.1: Gift of Mrs. G. Coutts
Topic: Harmony
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
Fourth edition published under title: The Victrola book of the opera
Topic: Operas
Music - University of Toronto
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Pt. 1. Preludes & fugues nos. 1 to 24. -- Pt. 2. Preludes & fugues nos. 25 to 48
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- War work
University of Ottawa
by Laborde, M. de (Jean-Benjamin), 1734-1794
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"Choix de chansons mises à quatre parties" (score, with text for soprano only): v. 2, 178 p. at end. "Parties séparées des chansons à 4 parties" are separately paged at ends of other vols., i.e. alto part, v. 1; tenor part, v. 3; bass part, v. 4
Topic: Music
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"A list of the principal collections of psalmody issued in Scotland from the year 1700 to the present time": p. [313]-337
Topics: Church music -- Scotland, Composers
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
Cover title: Führer durch Richard Wagner's Tondramen
Topics: Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883, Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
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by Lehmann, Liza, 1862-1918
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Topic: Musicians -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
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by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
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v. 1. Opera and the essence of music.- The stage-play and dramatical poetic art in the abstract.- v. 2. Poetry and music in the drama of the future
Topics: Opera, Drama
Music - University of Toronto
by Forkel, Johann Nikolaus, 1749-1818; Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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by Santley, Charles, Sir, 1834-1922
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Topics: Singing, Voice culture
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by Grove, George, 1820-1900, ed; Fuller-Maitland, J. A. (John Alexander), 1856-1936; Wodehouse, Adela Harriet Sophia (Bagot), 1854-1921. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Music, Music
Bibliography: v. 1, p. [63]
Topics: La Pouplinière, Alexandre Jean Joseph Le Riche de, 1693-1762, Instrumentation and orchestration,...
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
University of Ottawa
by Durand, Émile, 1830-1903
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Topic: Harmony
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Hart, George, 1839-1891
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Topics: Violin makers, Violin
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Topics: Feudalism -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources, Franks -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources,...
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by Somervell, Arthur, Sir, 1863-1937
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Topic: Sight-singing
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
Music - University of Toronto
by Grove, George, 1820-1900, ed; Fuller-Maitland, J. A. (John Alexander), 1856-1936; Wodehouse, Adela Harriet Sophia (Bagot), 1854-1921. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Music, Music
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by Scholes, Percy Alfred, 1877-1958
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"Books for additional reading": p. 88
Topics: Music -- Analysis, appreciation, Musical form
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883; Wesendonk, Mathilde, 1828-1902; Ellis, William Ashton, d. 1919
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Includes biblbiographical references and index
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
University of Ottawa
by Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921
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Topic: Music
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by Hull, A. Eaglefield (Arthur Eaglefield), 1876-1928
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"List of musical compositions": p. 183-195. "Literary works": p. [199]
Topic: Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970
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Topic: Leschetitzki, Theodor, 1829-1915
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by Wilkinson, Charles W; Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth, 1871-1948
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George A. Smale
Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study
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Topics: Violin -- Instruction and study, Music theory
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by Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849
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Topics: Waltzes, Piano music
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Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Fugue, Keyboard instrument...
Music - University of Toronto
by Grove, George, 1820-1900, ed; Fuller-Maitland, J. A. (John Alexander), 1856-1936; Wodehouse, Adela Harriet Sophia (Bagot), 1854-1921. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Music, Music
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Greece -- History
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by Clifford, John H
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A pronouncing dictionary of musical terms--Bibliographical dictionary of musicians
Topics: Music -- Terminology, Music -- Bibliography
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by Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957
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Reprinted from the Ladies' home journal
Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study